Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through a mixture of cartoons, family photos, documents, and a narrative, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents.
A touching graphic memoir about the untimely death of the author's young daughter, Rosalie. A portrait of his and his wife's on-going search for meaning in the aftermath of Rosalie's death, exploring themes of grief, hopelessness, rebirth, and eventually finding hope again.
While trying to cope with the daily realities of her existence in an old people's home, Gerda Wendt looks back on her childhood and adolescence, on her passion for astrophysics and the raised eyebrows it provoked, and on the tough choice that she had to make back in the summer of her life: the choice between love and a career abroad.
Admitted to a home for the elderly because he suffers from Alzheimer's disease, Emilio's community life feels like an ordeal. In accepting his environment, he and new friend Miguel invent creative ways to enliven their daily routines and strike a blow for personal freedom.